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DLF's response to the Office of Fair Trading (OFT)'s formal launch of its study into mobility aid sales

16th February 2011

DLF's response to the Office of Fair Trading (OFT)'s formal launch of its study into mobility aid sales

The OFT confirmed today the scope of its study of mobility aids, following a consultation period. To read which areas the study will focus on, or for more information, visit (http://www.oft.gov.uk/news-and-updates/press/2011/17-11)

DLF's response to the Office of Fair Trading (OFT)'s enquiry into mobility aid sales

19th November 2010

DLF's response to the Office of Fair Trading (OFT)'s enquiry into mobility aid sales

Christine Shaw, Chief Executive, DLF, comments:

“As the leading national information provider in this area we welcome the OFT’s decision to launch an enquiry into the sales of mobility aids. Although most retailers are reputable, there are still some companies who apply tactics such as pressure selling to often vulnerable people.

New report on how people find out about equipment to help them to live independently published today by the AT Alliance

27th September 2010

The Assistive Technology (AT) Alliance today publishes a report “The AT Information Network: Mapping the Information Environment, the Challenges and Opportunities” that looks at how people find out about equipment for daily living (also known as “Assistive Technology”).

DLF relaunches DLF Data with new design and additional features

22nd September 2010

DLF has relaunched its database of daily living equipment, DLF Data (www.dlf-data.org.uk), with a new user friendly design and new features.

DLF announces Programme for Moving & Handling People 2011

1st June 2010

DLF is pleased to announce the programme for Moving & Handling People 2011. The theme for next year’s conference is Managing Risk, Improving Practice.

In recognition of the current economic climate DLF has frozen delegate rates at 2010 prices and a 3 for 2 offer for delegates is available to ensure the best value possible. Moving & Handling People 2011 will see a new conference format and includes:

Lottery funding announced for DLF's advice website 'Living made easy'

31st March 2010

The Disabled Living Foundation (DLF) has been awarded funding from the Big Lottery Fund (BIG) towards its online advice and information portal, Living made easy (www.livingmadeeasy.org.uk). The website provides older and disabled people and their families and carers with expert, impartial information and advice on thousands of items of daily living equipment.

Give us your feedback on 'Living made easy for children'

18th March 2010

If you are the parent of a child or young person with disabilities and you've used our 'Living made easy for children' website (www.livingmadeeasy.org.uk/children) please take a few minutes to complete our short survey about your experiences by visiting http://questionpro.com/t/ABJ5LZHJgf

'Harry Potter' star Miriam Margolyes visits DLF’s Equipment Demonstration Centre

9th March 2010
 
Award-winning actress Miriam Margolyes visited the offices of national charity the Disabled Living Foundation (DLF) last week to find out a bit more about its services and discover what gadgets and gizmos exist to help older and disabled people in their daily lives. The actress had first become aware of DLF's work when carrying out their 40th Anniversary Radio 4 Appeal last October.
 

DLF helps you get the most out of Naidex, the UK’s largest disability, rehabilitation and homecare exhibition

26th February 2010
 
The Disabled Living Foundation (DLF) is pleased to announce it will once again act as the Information Point for Naidex 2010, the UK’s largest disability, rehabilitation and homecare exhibition taking place on 20-22nd April at the NEC Birmingham. DLF is a national charity that provides free, impartial advice and information about all types of daily living equipment for older and disabled people and their carers.
 

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